About 60% of children in South Africa under 10 years don't live with their biological fathers. But research sheds light on those who despite the pressures remain involved in their children’s lives.
In the first study of the relationship between gender and national identity, the authors wonder if the answer might explain why the country still hasn't had a female vice president or president.
In 4:44, his 13th album, Jay-z gets confessional and socio-political, challenging traditional notions of Black male bravado and masculinity.
The last recession put more men in the position of full-time child carers. How are they coping?
The particular brand of masculinity promoted by Africa's influential male church leaders tends to devalue women, re-inscribe male domination.
While men regard the social norm of 'proving' their manhood as normal, research shows otherwise. Combating these misconceptions can help reduce male violence.
Over the past 30 years, capitalism has redefined the labour market – and with it, men.
Young interviewees speak of the pressure to conform to certain ideals of masculinity.
Contemporary television is replete with gruesome tests of survival, charting our obsession with what modern man has lost.
The likes of Charles Darwin and Humphry Davy weren't always seen as the powerful, authoritative heroes they're portrayed as today.
Men are struggling to cope with the pressures of modern life – but they alone cannot solve the problem.
A proposed budget freeze would hurt everyone, but history shows women take the hardest hit.
Men who see themselves as playboys, and as having power over women, are more prone to poor mental health than those who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to a new study.
Masculinity is defined by more than just manliness.
Donald Trump's popularity despite his chauvinism is an ugly reminder that economic inequality and gender inequality go hand-in-hand.
The narrative Donald Trump has played during the campaign is that the elites who have abandoned him or disagree with him are all part of the establishment he seeks to destroy.
In reducing his aggressive, sexist banter to 'locker-room' conversation, Donald Trump reveals a regressive and oafish masculinity.
We're used to categorising people as "male" or "female" – but that's no excuse for lashing out when athletes defy our expectations.
Is the decline of the corner barbershop another indicator that male friendships and community ties are eroding? Or could it simply mean that concepts of masculinity are shifting?
A macho culture prevails in police departments in America. The recent killing of Philando Castile serves as one example of the way racial bias and police officer machismo work together.